ANNOUNCING: Summer Programs for 2007
National Endowment for the Humanities (U.S.A.)
Each summer the National Endowment for the Humanities supports a variety of study opportunities in the humanities for American school teachers. These programs are national, residential, and rigorous. Program participants receive stipends to help defray travel and living expenses.
SEMINARS AND INSTITUTES
Application Deadline is March 1, 2007 (postmark)
Seminars and Institutes are 2-6 week projects which take place in the United States and abroad. Among the subjects to be studied are the works of Shakespeare, Mark Twain, John Steinbeck, Chaucer, and Dante; the archaeology of the Mississippi River valley, the geography and culture of the American South, slavery in New England, cartography, poetry, jazz, World War II in France, ethnic diversity in China, and teaching Italian through Italian art. Many of these projects will take place on American campuses; others will be held at sites abroad: Paris, Lyon, and Avignon, France; Siena and Rome, Italy; Stratford-upon-Avon and London, England; and Wassenaar, the Netherlands. For a complete list of the 21 projects offered in the summer of 2007, along with eligibility requirements and contact information for the directors, go to the NEH website at:
LANDMARKS OF AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE
Application Deadline is March 15, 2007 (postmark)
Landmarks of American History and Culture are 1-week workshops which take place at major historical sites across the nation. Among the subjects to be studied are the U.S. Constitution, the African American experience, America's economic development, and individual political and literary figures, including Benjamin Franklin, Mark Twain, Jack London, and Franklin D. Roosevelt. Sites include Spanish St. Augustine, Revolutionary War battlefields in South Carolina, the U.S. Capitol, Ellis Island, Pearl Harbor, nineteenth-century factories in Lowell, Massachusetts, and Civil Rights monuments in Alabama. For a complete list of the 19 projects offered in the summer of 2007, along with eligibility requirements and contact information for the directors, go to the NEH website at:
Project directors will provide details about their projects, along with application guidelines. NEH staff does not send out this information. For general information about these programs, contact NEH by e-mail at email@example.com; for information about other NEH programs, go to the NEH website at .
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